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watermelon brain

    Walking past this sidewalk fruit display – with its catchy watermelon-red plastic bucket set up to catch the drips from the melting ice – served as a vivid reminder.          

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bowl of cherries

At a lovely summer cocktail party in a light-filled apartment overlooking the river (it felt like being in a colourful aerie, each room being filled with fanciful plumage), there was this bowl of cherries.

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White Sangria (recipe)

A batch of fruit, cut up and soaked in a mixture of cognac and sugar for a while before having a bottle of white wine poured over it and drunk in a green, grassy backyard with a bunch of people … Continue reading

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on the road

  On the road, eating fruit out of a plastic flying saucer shaped tub while sitting in holiday traffic en route to a few days out of the bighothumidstickysidewalkedcity.  

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Red Compote (recipe)

Maybe I’m partial to red, just possibly. I suppose the fact that red candies are often the first to go (think jelly beans or lollipops) illustrates the simple truth that red things generally tend to taste better – they’re juicier, … Continue reading

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Apple of My Eye

There is something about the light of February – its intensity and crispness – that speaks of what’s to come. When the brightness is combined with a deep blue sky, it only heightens the sense of possibility. And eating a … Continue reading

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Citrus

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pineapple

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Paw Paw (or Pawpaw)

Ray brought this pawpaw to rehearsal the other day. He grew it in his backyard. In Westchester County, not much more than an hour north of NYC! It seems so odd, this seemingly-tropical fruit growing up here in this climate. … Continue reading

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July?!

Early. It is one thing to repeatedly hear about this season’s warm weather and early crops. It is another thing entirely to arrive at the farmers’ market early in the morning on July 1st and discover peaches. Peaches! Fragrant, fuzzy, … Continue reading

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